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27th July 2020

Wellbeing in the Early Years sector

Our CEO, Chris Reid, recently shared his thoughts with Nursery Management Today about the importance of childcare providers implementing wellbeing initiatives in their settings. Plus, how this can not only have a positive impact on staff but the relationships between colleagues, parents and children too. If you missed the original article, catch up below…  The…

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27th July 2020

Software and staff – why the two should work together

No matter where we look along the education spectrum – from nurseries to universities – technology is playing an increasingly important role in the day-to-day running of the UK’s educational institutions. But, there’s a continued debate around whether tech assists or replaces the human element in the teaching world – and if EdTech can really…

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20th July 2020

Why is the future of childcare management digital?

When it comes to the number of nurseries embracing technology to help with the management of their practice, the sector is extremely varied. While some have migrated their daily operations over to a more digitised approach, others are still pursuing the traditional way of doing things.   Our head of implementations, Ruth Bolton, recently spoke…

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14th July 2020

Resources to improve communication at your nursery

At the start of 2020, we supplied our customers with a Self-Service toolkit which is full of resources such as email templates, posters and social media posts to help you get your parents using the latest ParentZone app.  Please note: We will be removing the ParentZone app (which looks like this) from the app store…

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9th July 2020

Harnessing the power of collaboration within the EY sector

There’s no doubting that the COVID-19 outbreak has been a difficult time for the Early Years (EY) sector – throwing up lots of challenges and hurdles to navigate and overcome. And with some providers having reopened their doors at the start of June, we wanted to catch up with some of the sector’s experts to…

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9th July 2020

Keep your children and staff safe by going digital

When it comes to the number of nurseries embracing technology to help with the management of their nursery, the sector is extremely varied. While some have migrated their daily operations over to a more digitised approach, others are still pursuing the traditional way of doing things.  Following the spread of COVID-19, we’ve seen more and…

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9th July 2020

An interview with John Ingham, Connect Childcare CIO

Our Chief Information Officer (CIO), John Ingham, recently took part in IDG Connect’s ‘CIO Spotlight’ series.  Here, he looks back at his career history in IT, talks about his current role and offers key advice for aspiring IT leaders. If you missed the original article, you can catch up below…     What was your…

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22nd June 2020

A fresh new chapter for Early Years

18 days into the process of re-opening, we wanted to shine a light on some of the positive steps that the sector is making and share how childcare providers across the country have got on over the last three weeks. Consistent with our approach to the previous webinar we held we ran a survey across…

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